Every picture tells a story

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Presenter: John Barrow

Published: January 2010

Age: 18-22 and upwards

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Royal Society


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We will look at the role of pictures and images in the development of science. From the first graphs and illustrated books to Molscript, the influence of the first pictures of spiral galaxies on Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’, to the artistic resonances of the Hubble Space Telescope’s images.

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